Basics of Taking Measurements With NI LabVIEW
LabVIEW is a powerful tool for acquiring, analyzing, and presenting your data. By the end of this series of videos you will learn:
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The modules below are also a preview of the self-paced online training you receive if you purchase LabVIEW. That training includes over 100 modules of lessons, interactive quizzes, example exercises, and a way to track your progress. If you see "CLAD" in the videos below, this references concepts you need to know if you take the Certified LabVIEW Associated Developer exam.
Data flow is a key concept for understanding how to program in LabVIEW. In this module explore the topics of data flow, parallel execution, and execution order.
Programming a Simple Virtual Instrument (VI)
In this module learn about programming and running a simple VI. Explore Express VIs as well as the basic architecture of acquire, analyze, and present.
While Loops help you repeat code in your system. Learn about iteration terminals, conditional terminals, and tunnels as well as how you can use each of them to control, run, and stop While Loops. Error checking and error handling is used to ensure that your code executes smoothly.
Visualizing your data is key for understanding and making decisions. In this module learn about various ways you can plot data in LabVIEW. Explore tools such as Waveform Graphs, Waveform Charts, and XY Charts.
Data Acquisition (DAQ)
To interact with real-world signals, you need to acquire data. In this module learn about DAQ and effective use of it. Explore the components of DAQ software and write your first DAQ application.
Now that you have the basics of DAQ it is time to learn to program a more advanced DAQ application. This includes using NI-DAQmx API to read and write from DAQ devices, as well as uses for various types of NI-DAQmx VIs.